Open-source terminal RSS reader Newsbeuter

Newsbeuter is a simple but powerful RSS reader that can also operate offline. It does not have a steep learning curve one might ascribe to other terminal tools.

  1. Install:

    • Mac: brew install newsbeuter
    • Linux / WSL: apt install newsbeuter
  2. Add RSS feeds to Newsbeuter by editing the file ~/.newsbeuter/urls and add RSS feeds like:
    1. Open Newsbeuter and enjoy. Refresh all feeds by pressing R.

    Newsbeuter config

    If you don’t like the default web browser or other factors, edit Newsbeuter config parameters in ~/.newsbeuter/config

    Web browser

    To use the terminal web browser Lynx, add a line to ~/.newsbeuter/config:

    browser "lynx %u"